In addition to business taxes required by the federal government, you will have to pay some state and local taxes. Each state and locality has its own tax laws. Many states have online or in-person resources that will help you learn about your state tax obligations. Having knowledge of your state tax requirement can help you avoid problems and your business save money. For more information about state taxes, please visit http://www.dor.ms.gov/. For more information about state business regulations, please visit http://www.mississippi.gov/index.jsp.